ED: I’m not selling my country to China, projects will pay for themselves

AMID growing controversy over the impact of Chinese loans on African countries, President Emmerson Mnangagwa says there is no risk of Zimbabwe having to surrender assets to its Asian...

Mthuli wants ‘big bang’ reform, but fears politics will slow him down

Newly appointed Zimbabwean Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube would like to employ a “big bang” economic reform program to the battered economy where unemployment is running above 80 percent, but...

Inside the rot: The costly public service absurdities crying for urgent, serious decisions

WHEN a team from the Public Service Commission turned up at Mbiriyadi Primary School in Nyanga for a staff audit and headcount three years ago, the head handed them...

Major firm tells Govt: Command agric won’t work, you have too much red tape,...

Command agriculture is not sustainable, foreign currency shortages are discouraging investors, Government bureaucracy is frustrating businesses and taxes are too high. This is according to Surface Wilmar, the country's biggest...

Diesel, contraception and elections: Well past his sell-by date, Mudede finally leaves

REGISTRAR-GENERAL Tobaiwa Mudede was at his arrogant worst at a testy July press conference in the run-up to the 2013 elections. Why wasn’t he releasing the electronic version of the...

Tony Hawkins: We need currency reforms, and we need them now

By Prof. Tony Hawkins Ten days ago, Zimbabwe’s new Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube was talking of abolishing bond notes and launching currency reforms before the end of the year. But...